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of Fenton, the Mason family pottery traded under various names
1795 Mason pottery founded
1813 Charles James Mason's 'Patent Ironstone China'
c.1813 The business was G. M. and C. J. Mason
1829 C. J. Mason and Co.
c.1861 G. L. Ashworth and Brothers acquired the Mason patterns, moulds, etc.
1968 Ashworth company renamed Mason's Ironstone China Ltd